More than 5,200 county utility customers near C.R. 540A between U.S. 98 and Florida Avenue are being asked to use bottled water or boil water before using it for drinking or cooking. The precautionary boil water notice will last until water sampling analysis is completed in an estimated 48 hours. More
Excessive phosphorus and nitrogen levels in Lakes Hollingsworth, Bonny, Hunter, Parker and Crystal can lead to algae blooms and fish kills, state officials say. The city of Lakeland says it doesn’t have funds in its storm water account to upgrade the lakes and is looking into increasing its storm water fees.
At 217,208 visits, Lakeland’s hospital topped second-place Parkland in Dallas by nearly 46,000.
The $275 million Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children is scheduled to open in April 2018.